Thanks to Health Insurance Health Care Is Getting Worse.
In the United States, we already pay more than any other developed nation for health care, but have poorer outcomes in major categories of care, such as infant mortality, life expectancy, obesity levels and rate of suicide, just to name … Read More
Some Doctor Reviews Are Fake.
Studies show that consumers search for and rely on reviews for nearly everything, including medical care. We are all looking for that 5 star product or service. Couple this with a thriving black market in fake reviews and you have … Read More
The Private Autopsy.
Sadly, I see a lot of death cases. Prospective clients come to me with questions about the death of a loved one. Why did she die? What happened to her? Most often they want to know if her death was … Read More
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Read, Read, Read.
If you have a mobile device or have been on line for almost any reason, you have surely been confronted with a lengthy statement outlining the terms of your use of the whatever-it-is. In order to use the whatever-it-is, you … Read More
Medication Errors Are Easy To Make.
A few months ago I wrote about the Tennessee nurse who was criminally prosecuted for administering the wrong medication to a patient. The medication resulted in the patient’s death and the nurse was convicted of negligent homicide. One of the … Read More
Women With Heart Disease Just Can’t Catch A Break.
Women get the short end of the stick in a lot of areas of life. Health care is one of them. Heart disease, the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States today, does not present … Read More
Posted in Doctors, health, heart attack, Heart Attacks, Hospitals, Lawsuits, medical errors, Medical Malpractice, medical mistakes, Misdiagnosis, Obesity
Doctors Behaving Badly.
Doctors are not immune to the mores of the society around them. It seems that everywhere we look today, we see a coarsening of society. Past generations may have cursed, but they didn’t do it all the time or loudly … Read More
The Retained Foreign Object.
Something is going on and I am not sure what it is or why. The incidence of objects being left behind in the body of the patient is increasing. What is being left behind, you ask? Mostly it is the … Read More
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Have I Been The Victim of Medical Malpractice?
As I have written on many occasions, if you are the victim of medical malpractice, don’t count on anyone informing you of that fact. Despite the obligation of doctors and hospitals to be honest with their patients, the curtain of … Read More
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